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# hunting - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Five people fined for illegally hunting a hare in Co Mayo

Each defendant was ordered to pay €600 to the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

# hunting - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

# hunting - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

US judge orders poacher to watch repeat screenings of Bambi as part of sentence

David Berry Jr will be forced to see the animated movie at least once a month during his year-long jail term.

# hunting - Friday 16 March, 2018

'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate

One resident said the dogs left behind the tail and entrails of the fox, which one of her neighbours later had to clean up.

# hunting - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway Collision This post contains videos

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway

Dash camera footage shows drivers diverting around the dead dogs on the road.

# hunting - Thursday 20 April, 2017

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

# hunting - Monday 5 December, 2016

US hunter 'paid substantial sum' for licence to shoot rare red deer in Killarney

The Wild Deer Association of Ireland is investigating the allegations.

# hunting - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Donald Trump Jr once hunted and killed an elephant (and people aren't letting him forget it)

Many are pointing out how symbolic it is, given the state of the Republican party.

# hunting - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Gardaí hunting gang who robbed and terrorised an elderly woman at her home

The incident occurred at Galbally, Co Limerick at around 11pm last night.

# hunting - Sunday 3 January, 2016

'Win a lion' and kill it if you want to: Conservation raffle sparks criticism

One charity described it as ‘appalling’.

# hunting - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges Off The Hook This post contains videos

Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges

Zimbabwe had said previously that they would seek to extradite Walter Palmer.

# hunting - Saturday 12 September, 2015

The all-female poaching unit that's turning the tables and hunting the hunters

“If you see the poachers you tell them not to try, tell them we are here and it is they who are in danger.”

# hunting - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

# hunting - Friday 31 July, 2015

US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death

The lion’s killing has led to a public outcry.

# hunting - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Chris Pratt annoyed a lot of people with these comments about hunting What A Prat

Chris Pratt annoyed a lot of people with these comments about hunting

He said he feels ‘remorse’ for the animals he’s killed.

# hunting - Friday 29 May, 2015

This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days

Police believe there is a possibility he may be in Northern Ireland.

# hunting - Thursday 16 April, 2015

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe

Ricky Gervais posted a picture of the hunter on his Facebook page.

# hunting - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Raver found wandering naked in woods four days after music festival Rave In The Woods

Raver found wandering naked in woods four days after music festival

The man had been at the TomorrowWorld festival in Georgia.

# hunting - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

# hunting - Monday 16 June, 2014

Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end

The Irish Council Against Blood Sports has said it is unacceptable that some priests “endorse cruelty” by blessing hunts.

# hunting - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

# hunting - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting

The annual catch and killing of dolphins at Taiji has sparked global criticism.

# hunting - Monday 20 January, 2014

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

# hunting - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

# hunting - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Investigation launched after family dog mauled to death by hunt hounds

The family of Isabelle want changes made to the law governing blood sports.

# hunting - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister

A Japanese minister said criticism of whaling is “a cultural attack, a kind of prejudice against Japanese culture”.

# hunting - Monday 11 February, 2013

Animal rights groups condemn 'brutal attack' on fox in Laois

The fox was found tied to a gate after being shot and skinned.

# hunting - Monday 22 October, 2012

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.

# hunting - Monday 27 August, 2012

Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated

Rural Ireland Says Enough (RISE) is calling for government TDs to support the rights of their “large rural support base”.

# hunting - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Poll: Should hare coursing be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should hare coursing be banned?

Anti-hunting activists have hit out at the Government for exempting hare coursing from animal cruelty laws. So what do you think?

# hunting - Friday 6 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Rachel Allen to tackle 'dead bird' pics on RTÉ show Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen to tackle 'dead bird' pics on RTÉ show

Chef to respond on Brendan O’Connor’s chat show to criticism of Facebook photo which shows her posing with shotgun and five game birds.

# hunting - Thursday 1 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hunter shot in buttocks - by his own dog Butt Shot

Hunter shot in buttocks - by his own dog

The man put his shotgun down before turning around to work on his decoys…

# hunting - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Western black rhino declared extinct

Other subspecies of rhino also face extinction due to commercial poaching and threats from international crime groups targeting rhinos for their horns.

# hunting - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Hunting lobby: Fine Gael broke election deal to lift hunt ban

A field sports group has said Fine Gael pledged to reverse a stag hunting ban in return for votes – but then reneged on the deal.

# hunting - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award

Pro-blood sports lobby group RISE has been shortlisted for a PR award – a move that animals rights campaigners have condemned, saying the group’s claims that animals do not suffer when hunted are “utterly false and easily refuted”.

# hunting - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Fine Gael may see red over hunting protest

‘Blood’-covered protestors to demonstrate at HQ after party promises hunts it will oppose changes to stag hunting if it gets into power.